With a current development and acquisition price tag of $379 billion for a total of 2,443 F-35 aircraft - majority destined for the Air Force - the Lockheed Martin-built plane is the most expensive in history. Jeff Babione, the executive vice president and general manager of the F-35 program at Lockheed Martin, defended the cost, saying that as production ramps up the price of an individual jet will fall to $85 billion "in the 2019 or the 2020 timeframe".
Non-OPEC countries are going to cut oil production by around 560,000 barrels per day, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at the press conference following the ministerial meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries in Vienna . "While the announced cuts were smaller than expected and their implementation remains uncertain, the agreement is nonetheless noteworthy as it lifts the uncertainty on the potential participation of non-OPEC producers to the OPEC cut", noted Goldman Sachs ...
Akufo-Addo defeated President John Mahama by 53.8 percent to 44.4 percent, electoral commissioner Charlotte Osei said late on Friday, sparking scenes of celebration in the capital Accra . John Dramani Mahama, president of Ghana, and Kwesi Amissah-Arthur, Vice President of Ghana gesture as they attend in the Accra Sports Stadium on 5 December, 2016, the last NDC rally before the 7 December presidential elections.
This is especially true given 96.3 million barrels of oil in global demand per day this year which is expected to increase further by another 1.2 million barrels a day in 2017. "The main impact of the non-OPEC collaboration is to pull the global market into balance, if not in deficit, in the second quarter of 2017, rather than in the third quarter", said Sarah Emerson, managing director of ESAI Energy in Wakefield, Massachusetts.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said: "I urge my friends in the Congress, and the entire opposition, (that) we are ready to debate this issue in Parliament". Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha have been witnessing ruckus and repeated disruption over demonetisation and other issues like presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the debate, since the beginning of the winter session on November 16.
Trump's victory in Wisconsin marked the first time since 1984 that a Republican presidential candidate carried the state. There is no evidence that millions of people voted illegally. Still, Trump and his lieutenants assailed the effort, calling it fraudulent, the work of "crybabies" and, in Trump's view, "sad". "He and his consultants were nothing but bad to Donald Trump for a year".
In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court voted to allow a second execution. He was convicted for the rape and murder of 14-year-old Tryna Middleton as she was walking home from a high school football game in East Cleveland in 1984. The 60-year-old inmate's argument against a second execution attempt was that it would be cruel and unusual punishment and double jeopardy. A death warrant was issued for Sireci's execution in 1986, but an appeal led to a new sentencing hearing.
According to senior police officer Khurram Rasheed, the plane crashed in a village in the district of Abbottabad, 75 kilometers (45 miles) northwest of the capital, Islamabad . He said a full investigation of the crash, involving global agencies, would be conducted. Resident Kashif Khan said he saw the debris of the crashed plane.
Rounding out the top five best states for drivers were Ohio, Maine, Wisconsin and Vermont. California received the lowest scores of all 50 states for average auto repairs, vehicle thefts and lengthy commute times. But misery loves company, and New Mexico, Nevada, Louisiana and Wyoming are not far behind California at Nos. Theft statistics came from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and fatal crash rates were from the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety.
He said the Nawaz Sharif had himself discredited the parliament by not being answerable to it, and gave contradictory statements in the assembly and the Supreme Court. "What is the use of parliament if it doesn't respond to opposition's demand of accountability?" In November this year, the PTI made a decision to boycott the Parliament and even didn't take part in the Joint Session of the Parliament in which Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed, saying that the boycott would ...
The dramatic victory still stands as the high point of the post-Ferguson era for many United fans; Jesse Lingards superb strike to win the game provided a rare moment of joy in an otherwise dour three years. Palace now sit 16th in the table and, despite having outscored the Red Devils so far this season, Alan Pardew's men are shipping goals at an alarming rate.
The NIA booked a case against the accused under sections 302, 307, 324, 326, 124 A, 153 A and 120B of IPC, and sections 3 & 5 of the Explosives Substances Act, sections 16, 18 & 20 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. The three of them prepared two IEDs while staying there. The NIA investigation has brought to evidence all the financial help received by the accused from overseas.
Only 28 people survived the disaster in April previous year, when the small fishing boat capsized off the coast of Libya , with hundreds trapped in the hold. The perilously overcrowded vessel sank close to the coast of Libya after it collided with a merchant ship meant to rescue the people on board. Prosecutor Carmelo Zuccaro said the verdict "reinforced two important legal principles: affirming Italian jurisdiction for illegal immigration cases that occur in global waters, and ...
The three IS leaders were killed in a December 4 airstrike in Raqqa, IS's de facto capital in Syria, according to Cook. At the time of the recent airstrike, the three had been "working together to plot and facilitate attacks against Western targets".
In a suicide note, the driver, Ramesh Gowda, had accused Naik of laundering black money for mining giant and ex-BJP leader Janardhana Reddy. Was this the reason which drove driver Ramesh Gowda to commit suicide fearing that Income Tax sleuths and the Enforcement Directorate would arrest him for his complicity in this illegal activity? The government has also ordered for a departmental inquiry against Bheema Naik.
The retired personnel was arrested from Ramgarh sector in Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir. "Later, at some distance, a BSF jawan on duty again observed suspicious movement in front of a fence on the Indian side of the IB", he added.
Putin hasn't said whether he will seek a fourth presidential term in the March 18, 2018 election, but he is widely expected to run. "Those in power have been there for 17 years and they've stopped reacting to any criticism", Mr Navalny said in a video statement (in Russian ), adding that it was important that there was a "clash of ideas" in an election, and a real choice.
She comes into this BWF Super Series Final with a huge win in the China Open and a runners-up finish in the Hong Kong Open. "It's good to be here in Dubai ". A year ago, I followed the player awards and when I didn't win, I made a decision to work harder to win this title. "In Dubai we have over 400 major sporting events taking place each and every year.
The law, first passed by Congress in 1996 and renewed several times since then, allows the U.S.to slap companies with economic sanctions for doing business with Iran. "We are very concerned about the future of the (nuclear deal) under the Trump administration and any signs of erosion. must be taken very seriously and immediately addressed by the worldwide community", Lyman told Reuters.
He also accused her of "speaking openly about prohibited relations" with unrelated men, according to AFP . Maiman, the official spokesperson for the Saudi police said that the Riyadh police is taking action against the woman for transgressing the laws followed in the country and also urged people to follow the teachings of Islam.
PDF reiterates that while governments leadership is needed in ensuring the achievement of the 17 goals for the future we want for all persons with disabilities, other stakeholders also play a crucial role in guaranteeing that we build towards a more inclusive and equitable Pacific for all.
The justice secretary did not explain how the two were set up, but Aguirre asserted that Sombero and Calima were behind it. They said this was supposedly in exchange for securing a license for Lam's gamling operations in Clark Freeport in Pampanga, which had been temporarily shut down by government after authorities arrested almost 1,300 illegal Chinese workers at the casino.
We have learned that the officer shot, Officer Terrance McBride, in Nashvile worked in their east precinct is in stable condition. McBride is a three-year veteran of the police department. Drivers should expect road closures and a heavy police presence off Interstate 24/65 at Trinity Lane, both eastbound and westbound lanes are closed.
There is sentiment in the nationalist Israeli right wing that Trump's election could usher in a new era of relations with the United States. Netanyahu also appeared to suggest that accusations of anti-Semitism among some of Trump's supporters were not incited by the future US president.
The choice is somewhat ironic. The selection of Mr. Perry to lead the energy agency would offer a rich paradox: During a televised debate in 2011, when he was seeking the Republican nomination, Mr. Perry cited his job creation record as governor while running for president. Perry's selection is another indication that the incoming Trump administration may be friendly toward the fossil fuel industry.
All WTO members should stop using third-country examples in probes after December 11 or China will use WTO rules to protect its rights, ministry spokesman Shen Danyang said Friday. The case China has lodged is a normal way of resolving trade disputes, and it has every right to do so, it said. American investigators didn't give it the opportunity for reasonable consultation before filing the case, commerce ministry official Wang Hejun said in a statement .
A missing North Carolina teenager who disappeared more than five years ago has been found safe in OH after assuming a false identity. Owens, now 21, was located safely in Columbus , Ohio Friday. The FBI released a missing persons report on the teen, offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to her return. Novelli said he was able to meet with Owens' family Friday and let them know that Owens was healthy and safe.
He said all the portfolios which were allotted to both the ministers are reverted to him, till they are allotted to anyone else. Reacting to the move, Pandurang Dhavalikar said, "The chief minister can not ask his cabinet ministers to resign, instead he should dissolve the Assembly..." He had also stated that after Parsekar took over as the Chief Minister, the state went into retardation - 10 years backward in terms of its progress.
The governor has apologised for his controversial remarks, which angered Muslims across Indonesia and drew hundreds of thousands to the streets of Jakarta in protests larger than any seen in almost two decades. Basuki, if found guilty, faces up to five years in prison. Some Muslims interpret the Koranic text in question as prohibiting them from electing non-Muslims as their leaders, although other Muslims disagree that Purnama's remarks were blasphemous.
A relative of one of the blast victims screams at a police officer in front of St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral after an explosion inside the cathedral in Cairo, Egypt December 11, 2016. "I saw a headless woman being carried away", Mariam Shenouda said as she pounded her chest in grief. Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi condemned the attack and declared a three-day period of national mourning.
The official Twitter account of the White Helmets, a group of volunteer search and rescue workers sometimes accused of allying with Syrian opposition forces, issued a desperate plea for help on Twitter saying government forces were bombing densely packed civilians in rebel-controlled areas.
Aleppo, Syria-Rebels in Aleppo called for a five-day truce and the evacuation of civilians Wednesday after losing more than three quarters of their territory including the Old City to a Syrian army offensive. On Friday the United Nations estimated that up to 100,000 people had been squeezed into an "ever-shrinking" rebel pocket in eastern Aleppo with little or no access to food or medical care.
Trump's recent phone call with Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen, therefore, came as an unprecedented move, said Joseph Grieco, a professor of political science. China conducted a series of missile tests in the Taiwan Strait in 1995 in reaction to a USA decision to grant a visa to Taiwanese President Lee Teng-hui to speak at Cornell University.
It said a 38-year-old man from London was arrested at the scene on suspicion of assault occasioning grievous bodily harm. "The circumstances are being investigated but the incident is not being treated as terrorism-related at this time", it adds.
The attack compelled defending government forces to make a southerly retreat. In going for Palmyra, ISIS picked a soft target to demonstrate that despite its battlefield losses, it retains the ability to carry out large attacks. Palmyra is the hub of a road network that connects all Syrian provinces, and is of considerable strategic value as its possession allows the Islamic State to strike out in multiple directions.